Do PA Arabs want Israeli sovereignty?

Some PA residents say they do not fear the collapse of the PA, and even prefer it. 'Let Israel come here.'Yehonatan Gottlieb, 5/1/2019, 4:32 PM

PA refuses money from Israel, protesting terror deductions

Palestinian Authority doubles down on refusal to accept tax money collected by Israel, protesting deductions taken over terror funding.Arutz Sheva Staff, AFP, 4/29/2019, 2:30 PM

'Israel is not an ATM for terror'

MK Smotrich slams attempt to give money to Palestinian Authority, says PA Chairman Abbas won't let it collapse.Hezki Baruch, 4/29/2019, 8:48 AM

Abbas: Netanyahu doesn't believe in peace

Mahmoud Abbas dismisses US peace deal during Egypt trip, says Netanyahu 'doesn't believe in peace'.David Rosenberg, 4/21/2019, 5:55 PM

PA: Without Jerusalem, 'there is nothing to talk about'

Senior PA official slams US peace plan, promising to continue terror salaries. 'You can't send a soldier and then not help his family.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/16/2019, 2:50 PM

Abbas: Trump's Mideast peace plan will be foiled

Amid reports 'Deal of the Century' won't include establishment of Palestinian state, PA chief predicts peace plan won't be implemented.Dalit Halevi, 4/15/2019, 9:00 AM

Palestinian Authority leaders sworn in again after oath foul-up

Typing error forces Palestinian Authority leaders to be sworn in a second time after oath fouled up.AFP, 4/14/2019, 5:32 PM

Abbas believes Trump's peace deal will be thwarted

PA chairman makes clear the Palestinians will continue to oppose President Trump's "Deal of the Century".Dalit Halevi, 4/14/2019, 6:09 AM

Election conclusion: Western democrats are color blind about Israel

Palestinian Arabs in the area, from those who make up the 70 of Jordan's population to those crammed into the Damascus refugee camps observed, with some envy, how their Arab-Israeli brothers go to the polls in Nazareth, Umm el Fahm and Haifa. Giulio Meotti, 4/11/2019, 12:00 PM

PA to examine its relations with Israel

PA official Saeb Erekat: Abbas will redefine nature of relations with Israel in light of election results.Dalit Halevi, 4/11/2019, 6:07 AM

Abbas hopes Israeli elections will help bring peace

PA chairman: We don't need a government that doesn't believe in peace.Elad Benari, 4/10/2019, 6:07 AM

The Trump Plan is in the back of Israeli voters' minds today

The Trump Plan needs a strong Israeli government to make sure it changes PA education and destroys the PLO. David Bedein, 4/9/2019, 6:42 AM

Abbas spokesman: 'Deal of the Century' a conspiracy against us

PA chairman's spokesman warns against Trump's peace plan, says it is a "conspiracy" against Arab countries and "Palestine".Elad Benari, 4/5/2019, 6:04 AM

Mahmoud Abbas will continue to pay terrorists' salaries

PA Chairman Abbas will pay employees 50% of salaries in order to continue paying terrorists full salaries, report says.Yehonatan Gottlieb, 4/1/2019, 4:10 PM

Abbas threatens: We will take fateful steps

PA chairman blasts Israel ahead of publication of Trump peace plan.Elad Benari, 4/1/2019, 1:13 AM

PA cabinet head to present new cabinet this week

Mohammad Shtayyeh says new PA cabinet will be steadfast in face of US and Israeli "wars" against Palestinian Arabs.Elad Benari, 3/31/2019, 6:38 AM

Hamas accuses Abbas of 'aiding the occupation'

Hamas spokesman blasts PA chairman Abbas for telling American students he seeks negotiations with Israel.Dalit Halevy, 3/24/2019, 12:13 PM

Petition to ICC: Open investigation against Abbas, Haniyeh

Jerusalem Institute of Justice requests ICC open investigations against PA chairman, Hamas leader, for crimes against their own people.Nitzan Kedar, 3/23/2019, 11:19 PM

Abbas: Hamas will enter the trash can of history

PA chairman blasts Hamas after beating of Fatah spokesman in Gaza.Dalit Halevi, 3/22/2019, 5:32 AM

The Deal of the Century doesn’t stand a chance

Under the present circumstances, peace is more distant than ever in the Holy Land. What should Trump do now? Rachel Avraham, 3/15/2019, 7:16 AM

Abbas hopes Gantz leads next Israeli government

Senior PA officials say Abbas prefers to deal with Blue and White chief over Netanyahu, citing Gantz's lack of experience.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/11/2019, 7:58 AM

Watch: Meretz chief meets with Abbas in Ramallah

MK Tamar Zandberg travels to Mukata compound in Ramallah for meeting with PA chief. Abbas excoriates Israel for anti-terror funding policy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/10/2019, 7:23 PM

Fatah picks candidate for PA PM

Abbas to announce long-time ally Mohammad Shtayyeh as prime minister of the PA in the coming days.AFP, 3/7/2019, 9:31 PM

Russian FM: Putin offered to host Netanyahu and Abbas

Russia's Foreign Minister says Russian President proposed to Netanyahu a summit with PA chairman to discuss Middle East peace process.Elad Benari, 3/5/2019, 6:17 AM

Abbas spokesman: He's ready for meeting with Netanyahu

PA chairman's spokesman claims Abbas is ready for three-way meeting with Israel in Moscow if Putin calls for one.Elad Benari, 2/28/2019, 4:06 AM

'We'd pay martyr's families even if it was all the money we had'

Abbas says if PA had no more than 20-30 million shekels – the cost of monthly stipends to terrorist families - it would still pay them.Mordechai Sones, 2/25/2019, 8:25 PM

Abbas: Trump's peace plan will fail

PA chairman urges EU to recognize "Palestine" and pressure Israel to agree to a withdrawal to the pre-1967 borders.Dalit Halevi, 2/25/2019, 6:09 AM

Gaza protesters call on Abbas to resign

Thousands of protesters in Gaza call on PA chairman to resign amid continued tensions with Hamas.Elad Benari, 2/25/2019, 3:35 AM

Peace? Islam doesn't recognize it

Dr. Harold Rhode explains that Mahmoud Abbas will never adhere to a US-negotiated ‘peace deal’ with Israel.The Land Of Israel Network, 2/21/2019, 2:34 PM

Abbas reiterates: It's the full tax money or nothing

PA chairman reiterates he will not accept tax transfers from Israel if the PA’s payments to terrorists are offset.Elad Benari, 2/21/2019, 6:27 AM

Abbas: We will pay every penny to the martyrs

PA chairman says he doesn't want Israel's money if it will offset the payments to terrorists.Elad Benari, 2/20/2019, 6:08 AM

Abbas spokesman warns Israel of 'repercussions'

PA chairman's spokesman blasts Israel’s decision to implement the policy to offset the PA’s payments to terrorists.Elad Benari, 2/18/2019, 1:08 AM

Abbas adviser: Warsaw conference aims to normalize 'occupation'

Senior adviser to PA chairman says Warsaw conference lacks credibility, denies Palestinian right to self-determination.Elad Benari, 2/15/2019, 5:52 AM

PA to Netanyahu: Stop lying

PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas’ bureau blasts Netanyahu for saying Abbas wished Benny Gantz success in the upcoming elections.Elad Benari, 2/7/2019, 6:31 AM

Abbas: Security coordination with Israel will continue

PA chairman pledges to continue security coordination with Israel despite US funding cuts to PA security forces.Elad Benari, 2/7/2019, 4:04 AM

Austrian President supports 'two-state solution'

Austrian President meets PA chairman, expresses support for a two-state solution.Elad Benari, 2/6/2019, 6:14 AM

Abbas boycotts supermarket magnate: 'He is a settler'

Founder of 'Rami Levy' supermarkets banned from meeting between Abbas and academics, businessmen supporting two-state solution.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/3/2019, 8:54 AM

Abbas hopes peace talks will resume after elections

Speaking with Israeli businessmen in Ramallah, PA chairman expresses hope that peace negotiations will begin following the election.Elad Benari, 2/1/2019, 6:11 AM

Palestinian Authority government resigns

PA premier Rami Hamdallah offers resignation of his cabinet to Mahmoud Abbas.David Rosenberg, 1/29/2019, 2:04 PM

When Israel intervened to save Mahmoud Abbas' life

Report: Israel offered Abbas treatment in Israel, and later sent doctors to treat PA leader in Ramallah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/23/2019, 8:18 AM

Abbas spokesman: No peace without withdrawals

PA chairman's spokesman rejects any agreement without a full Israeli withdrawal to the pre-1967 borders.Dalit Halevi, 1/17/2019, 4:11 AM

Guess who's in town?

In case you had any doubts, it’s still a jungle out there, Jane. Jack Engelhard, 1/16/2019, 7:48 AM

Abbas to assume chairmanship of UN's Group of 77

Chairmanship of Group of 77 allows PA to operate like a member state of the UN.Elad Benari, 1/15/2019, 6:06 AM

Hamas: Time has come to remove Abbas

Senior Hamas official: 'Abbas is incapable of leading the Palestinian people, and an effort must be made to remove him.'Dalit Halevy, 1/8/2019, 8:35 AM

Report: PA slashes salaries of former Hamas prisoners in Gaza

Abbas cracks down on rivals in Gaza, refuses to pay salaries to terrorists affiliated with Hamas and Islamic Jihad.Tzvi Lev, 1/4/2019, 7:54 AM

Abbas: This is our land, the martyrs are heroes

"The continuation of the colonialist settlement and the occupation will not break our willpower," declares PA chairman.Dalit Halevi, 1/1/2019, 5:22 AM

Abbas eulogizes Amos Oz: 'His life was full of contributions'

PA Chairman pens letter read at funeral: 'I received with great sorrow news of death of outstanding author and thinker the late Amos Oz.'Mordechai Sones, 12/31/2018, 7:20 PM

Abbas welcomes Pope's call for talks with Israel

PA chairman says PA is ready to resume peace talks with Israel on basis of international law and relevant UN resolutions.Elad Benari, 12/26/2018, 6:01 AM

Abbas says he will dissolve PA 'parliament'

PA chairman says he will dissolve the largely defunct Palestinian “parliament” following a court decision ordering the move.Elad Benari, 12/23/2018, 6:01 AM

'We won't negotiate with US administration, it's not neutral'

PA Chairman accuses Netanyahu of transferring funds to Hamas for terrorist attacks in Judea and Samaria: 'Hamas attacks, we pay price.'Mordechai Sones, 12/22/2018, 7:43 PM

Could Hamas chief win control of Palestinian Authority?

Amid talk of new PA elections in exchange for returning control of Gaza to PA, poll finds Hamas chief would defeat Abbas in vote.David Rosenberg, 12/19/2018, 10:07 AM

Abbas envoy meets Shin Bet chief

Report: Senior PA official met Shin Bet head and discussed ways to end terror attacks throughout Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 12/18/2018, 12:10 AM

Jason Greenblatt condemns Jewish 'price tag' attacks on Arabs

Trump's Middle East envoy condemns stone-throwing attacks by Jews on Arab cars following wave of terror attacks.Marcy Oster, JTA, 12/16/2018, 6:52 PM

Haniyeh, Abbas, cooperating to support terrorism

New report shows rise in Hamas incitement in Judea and Samaria as well as PA glorification of terrorists and murderers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/16/2018, 6:06 PM

Abbas orders to rebuild terrorist's home

Hours after IDF forces demolish home of terrorist who murdered Ronen Lubarsky, PA chairman orders that it be rebuilt.Elad Benari, 12/16/2018, 4:33 AM

Kahlon demands PA condemn terror attacks

As terrorism spirals in Judea and Samaria, Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon blames 'wild incitement' for wave of violence.Tzvi Lev, 12/13/2018, 8:20 PM

PLO says it holds Israel responsible for anti-Abbas posters

PLO Executive Committee holds a discussion following an upsurge in terror, slams Israel's 'executions and terrorism on helpless civilians'.Dalit Halevi, 12/13/2018, 7:56 PM